BOOK REVIEW: 'Women Who Broke the Rules: Coretta Scott King' by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Laura Freeman
Leaders come from surprising places.
Starting with snuggly babies and using a simple rhyme, author Fran Manushkin tells the story of skin: what it does, why we have it, and why one person’s skin is one color and your child’s skin might be another.
As you look back over your year, there are a lot of things you notice. In my case, there were books.
Judging by the first few pages, I assumed it was another tiresome semi-erotic street lit novel that never goes anywhere but a bedroom. Ho-hum. Ho, wrong!
Read "Alex Haley and the Books That Changed a Nation" by Robert J. Norrell and see how a career can grow.
BOOK REVIEW: 'Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York's Bravest' by Ginger Adams Otis
Roaring flames on hearth or sand always seem welcoming, even romantic — except when they go out of control. And as for the person who puts out a fire like that, as you'll see in "Firefight" by Ginger Adams Otis, ...
Sharing is one of the best things about the holidays, as you know, and in the new book "Miracle on 133rd Street" by Sonia Manzano, illustrated by Marjorie Priceman, it could make your holiday brighter.
Nothing else tastes good when you're hankering for something specific.
Every day, you make countless little choices. In his book "Wake Up Happy," Michael Strahan explains how one of them can be a life-changer.
Dates and names — do your children think that history consists just of those two sometimes-boring things? Show them that there are lively stories behind those names and dates by giving them "Buffalo Soldiers."
BOOK REVIEW: 'Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire' by Shane White
As you'll read in "Prince of Darkness" by Shane White, you could become rich the old-fashioned way: through grift.
You can't un-say things, especially if you mean them, but as you'll see in the new novel "Grant Park" by Leonard Pitts Jr., at least those words won't kill you.
Sharing is often about teamwork, and in the new book "Little Shaq," author Shaquille O'Neal shares a story.
BOOK REVIEW: 'Me, My Hair, and I: Twenty-Seven Women Untangle an Obsession,' Edited by Elizabeth Benedict
Is today a good hair day, a bad hair day — or a no-hair day? The bigger question: Who's happy with her hair? In this book, 27 women answer that, as they weigh in on their tresses (or lack thereof).
BOOK REVIEW: 'Hoops to Hippos! True Stories of a Basketball Star on Safari!' By Boris Diaw with Kitson Jazynka
Some things just naturally go together; they belong in pairs. And for NBA player and author Boris Diaw, there are two things he likes to add together.